Writings from the Fathers of the Church

Web editor's note: Discretion must be used when examining web sites for sources from the Fathers of the Church, as not all web sites are established or maintained by believers. Some of the links provided below are of a primarily academic character.


Early Church Fathers

An extensive collection of the writings of the Fathers of the Church.
Early Christian Writings
A site that seeks to catalog and present all canonical and apocryphal texts related to Christianity from the first and second centuries.
Writings of the Church Fathers/Doctors/Saints
Writings of Church Fathers and writers from the Roman Catholic Church, including St. Cyprian, St. Ignatius, St. Athanasius, Barnabas, Saint Clement, the Didache, and other early texts and epistles.

Saint Pachomius Library
The St. Pachomius Library seeks to make the literature of the early Christian Church available to all in electronic form. Includes uncopyrighted English translations of the Church Fathers, the acts of the Christian martyrs, the proceedings of the Councils, the lives of the early saints, etc.

Home Page of the Monastery of Saint Andrew the First Called in Manchester, England. On these pages you will find, in the main, translations of our Orthodox liturgical and patristic texts. Most of the latter are of texts which have not been previously translated into English, or which are only available in rare or outdated versions.

Internet Medieval Sourcebook
Discretion must be used in reading the documents on this web site, as it attempts to be inclusive of all texts from the Antique, Byzantine, and Medieval periods. It is included on this list as it links to many Orthodox Christian fathers and authors.

Individual Fathers

Saint John Chrysostom

A compendium of Orthodox resources related to Saint John Chrysostom.

Saint John of Damascus
Icons, Lives, and Writings.